Rockford (WIFR) -- Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the death of a Rockford detective.
Detective Kevin Rice was shot multiple times in his sister's neighborhood when he pulled up to invesitgate suspicious behavior. He was killed by a man who was released from custody just four months prior for another murder. The local officers can still feel the pain of the loss by just mentioning the tragedy.
Rice worked with the department for 14 years.